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Celebrate art with over 100 fine artists and artisans at the Laguna Art-A-Fair, which features art demonstrations and workshops for kids, live entertainment and food and drink.
Guests are invited to shop along sawdust-covered paths in a hand-built village of fine art and eclectic craftsmanship.
Enjoy the award-winning work of exhibited artists, demonstrations and art workshops, daily art tours, live music, special events, on-site restaurants and much more.
Kidspace is celebrating 40 years with 40 Days of FUN! Parents can relive childhood memories of summer with spontaneous play alongside their children.
Get ready to be amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes of tableaux vivants (living pictures). Watch art come to life right before your eyes in a star-lit amphitheater. There’s nothing else like it.
You’re family is invited to the Space Center, the birthplace of the Apollo, to commemorate the moon landing. Activities include: Apollo Summer Camps in July; rocket launch world record attempt, July 16; NASA Day, July 19, including free admission; Apollo 11 Landing Day celebration, July 20 and more!
Celebrate Circus Vargas’ 50th anniversary extravaganza bringing acrobats, daredevils and a flying trapeze for two unforgettable hours of nonstop action and adventure. Coming soon to Chino Hills, Woodland Hills, Laguna Hills and Torrance.
The musical adaptation of Disney’s classic film takes you on an adventure from a magical kingdom beneath the sea to a palace in the human world as the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, searches for love. Irresistible songs include "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."
The annual OC Fair offers 23 days and nights of fun! Check out barns full of animals, zany and delish food, concerts under the stars, midway games and rides, action-packed sports, acres of shopping and more.
Camp overnight at the zoo! Grab your sleeping bags and flashlights and settle in to listen to the nighttime sounds of the zoo. The experience includes guided evening and morning tours of the Zoo, interactive activities, a nighttime snack, and live animal presentations. Continental breakfast is also provided.
During Toddler Time, Big Air provides their youngest guests with the time of their lives jumping around and giving moms and dads a fun outing destination. Big Air opens their doors for little ones to jump at their own speed and comfort level.
The magical competition is brewing once again at South Coast Botanic Garden — who will win, Team Fairies or Team Trolls? This time our magical Garden residents are throwing a Jamboree in honor of the games! You are invited to attend, that is, if you can find the super-secret location.
Kids across North America can bowl for free all summer long at one of 1,300+ participating bowling centers.
OC Public Libraries (OCPL) invites readers of all ages to participate in the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge - It’s Showtime At Your Library! Earn points for reading and completing fun activities and collect badges along the way. All ages can participate.
As the days get longer, guests can take advantage of extended zoo hours to join in all the fun of Nighttime Zoo’s special activities, evening festivities and live entertainment.
Looking for places to go with your family today? Find everything from animal encounters and family fun centers to splash pads and water parks.
From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Shakespeare's timeless classic story of Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the American “Jets” and the Puerto Rican “Sharks.”
From a Teddy Bear Picnic and and National Ice Cream Day to Space Week and Harry Potter's Birthday, Pretend City has lots of special July events for littles and their families to enjoy!
After the sun goes down, Knott’s Summer Nights livens up the night with a nighttime party that offers numerous ways to celebrate the outdoor festivities as live music, food and family-friendly games take over the Knott’s midway, June 7th – August 11th.
Bring the whole family and take advantage of the numerous free attractions such as rock climbing walls, inflatable games and rides, face painting and magic shows.
The King and Queen have a new baby, Princess Briar-Rose! When the bad witch isn’t invited to the christening she sets a terrible curse on the poor young princess. Sixteen years later, it’s up to Prince Alexander to come to Briar-Rose’s rescue.
Family-friendly concerts will be held in parks, outdoor amphitheaters, community centers, libraries and museums throughout LA County featuring a variety of artists performing all genres.
Journey to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival.
Join Santa Monica Playhouse for a heart-warming and unique Snow White story.
Parents and children participate together to create an art project at the Long Beach Museum of Art with a free art-making workshop.
The Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum hosts an afternoon of free music featuring different surf bands back-to-back.
Chess players (ages 6-18) are invited to challenge their minds at the Great Park Chess Tournament. All boards and sets will be provided. Non-rated players and rated players are invited to test their skills and compete for a chance to win medals and trophies.
Take a guided wagon ride around the farm, stop at different areas and try different summer fruits and vegetables, and finally step into the melon patch to sample delicious homegrown melon, then take one of your own home!
The Newport Bay Conservancy offers a tour of the Upper Newport Bay every Saturday and Sunday morning year-round. Trained naturalists conduct water tours that begin with a quick lesson on how to paddle and then lead participants into the Ecological Reserve.
Tour the facility, including the loop trail and marine life.
Join a two-hour interactive summer tour around the Dana Point Harbor. Learn about the history of the harbor and its unique ecosystem. All experience levels, ages 12+, are welcome.
Join Auntie Angelica as you search for fairies in her magical garden.
Grab the family for a day of sun, live music, and food, including fish and chips, bratwurst and jumbo hot dogs. It's the longest running event in Seal Beach! Sponsored by the Seal Beach Lions Club.
Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough or make arrowhead necklaces and adobe brick while learning about the lifestyle of Mission Native Americans.
This beloved nature documentary, narrated by Morgan Freeman, is a story of survival, perseverance, love, and family in the frozen Antarctic.
Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, 2 years - 200, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation.
Dana Wharf Sportfishing invites all children to come to our dock side fishing clinic and learn hands on techniques on fishing from the experts.
Join musicians and cowboy poets as they perform stories and songs of the romantic Old West, contemporary music of the American West, and songs of the open range and the American cowboy.
Prep's Kids' Classes are not like other kids classes where they pass around a bowl and a whisk and each kid gets to take turns stirring. At Prep, kids make everything from scratch from handmade pasta to salads to French macarons, whatever is on the menu, the kids make it!
Inspired by the Skirball summer exhibitions’ messages of freedom and authenticity, these interactive performances are designed to delight visitors of all ages.
Set sail aboard the schooner Spirit of Dana Point and experience California from the perspective of an early tallship explorer. Join the crew to help raise sail, handle lines, and steer the ship, or simply sit back, relax and enjoy the majesty of sailing the seas.
Hop on your bikes for this monthly all-ages, three-mile neighborhood ride through Bixby Knolls. Families with younger kids can use a trailer, cargo bike or child’s bike seat. Bring a friend, and don't forget your helmets. Riders return to Georgie’s Place where they're treated to complimentary ice cream and have the opportunity to buy lunch.
Cruise the beautiful Dana Point Harbor during this family-friendly harbor cruise. On the cruise, Ocean Institute staff will share the history and ecology of the harbor.
The whole family (9+) can enjoy a board game extravaganza, bursting with variety and interests.
Come back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up and a wedding singer just might be the coolest guy in the room.
At 20,00 Leagues, the monsters are all around you. There is a sea monster on the loose and when Professor Arronax is sent to investigate, the beast damages his ship, leaving him adrift.
The Dana Point Summer Concert Series features two bands an event with BBQ food and beverages available to purchase. Bring a blanket, or low back lawn chair, and get your groove on!
A Huntington Beach tradition for 45 years! Bring family, friends and a picnic dinner for free musical entertainment at the Central Park Bandshell. Wear your dancing shoes!
Grab your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and dancing shoes for an evening of music in the park. Gourmet food trucks will be onsite and a portion of proceeds will benefit the Irvine 2/11 Marine Adoption Committee and other Irvine nonprofit organizations.
Friends of Santa Ana Zoo host these after hour’s concert series and tasting events that feature live music, art by local artisans, Zoo animals, Train, and Carrousel rides. Guests are welcome to bring a picnic dinner, blanket, family, and friends, enjoy the concerts and wander around the Zoo after it is closed to the public.